Website themes, builders, or custom?

Zoltán Szőgyényi
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What do you prefer using when starting a project and you need a website? Do you download/buy a website theme, are you using builders like Wix or do you just design and code it yourself? I'm genuinely curious about this since I'm a maker in this area and I would love to hear your take on this.

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Balázsi Róbert
Founder of DataGrab.io, NomadCoder.work
I designed and coded both my app and my website from scratch, but I do realize that it would've been much easier to purchase a decent template and adapt it to my needs. Nowadays, though, I see a lot of potential in tools like @webflowapp or @versoly.
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Zoltán Szőgyényi
Maker of Flowbite, Themesberg
@webflowapp @versoly @balazsi_robert Thanks for your input, Robert!
Mark Bozó
I'm using Elementor on top of WP which makes developing easier and faster therefore more cost effective, especially with client work.
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Mark Tuazon
Enthusiasts of new things!
There are plenty of free and for payment types of designs for websits so you won't get any hassle. I created my own site www.camellamanors.com through a rentex themed site at wordpress.com
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Jan Horna
Creator of the RscMe app
The vast majority of web projects will end up with a success if you buy a theme or use a paid service, i.e. website builder, and dedicate most resources to the content creation. Not vice versa!
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Raymund Dizon
College student who loves to socialize
You may create your own website with Wix, but I prefer using WordPress as it is more user friendly. Visit my website at www.camella.com.ph